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Vienna Vintage Photo Tour With a Polaroid Camera

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Explore Vienna with a vintage Polaroid camera on this 2.5-hour photo and city walking tour. Capture Vienna's most famous sights and popular tourist attractions on instant film. Get creative and frame your stay in a truly unique way.
  • Includes a vintage Polaroid camera rental plus a pack of film 
  • Small-group tour, so you'll have a more personalized experience
  • See multiple Vienna attractions in one day, including Hofburg Palace
  • Your guide teaches you where and how to take the best photos of Vienna
What to Expect
Start your tour by meeting your guide at a central Vienna location. You’ll have your very own Polaroid instant camera (plus a pack of film) to use for the duration of the tour. After learning how to use the camera, you’ll be told about the history of instant photography. Your first photo stops include historic St. Charles' Church (Karlskirche), Otto Wagner Pavillon, and the Vienna State Opera (Wiener Staatsoper). You’ll also have chance to snap shots of the Albertina museum. Next, get some nature shots at Burggarten and Palmenhaus before heading to Hofburg Palace, Volksgarten public park, and Theseus-Temple (Theseustempel). You’ll get a glimpse of the Austrian Parliament and Vienna City Hall (Rathaus) before finishing your tour at Votiv Church (Votivkirche), which is close to Schottentor station.
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Departure Point
Karlskirche, Kreuzherrengasse 1, 1040 Wien, Austria
2h 30m
Return Details
Votivkirche, Rooseveltplatz, 1090 Wien, Austria
  • Small-group walking tour with local guide
  • Vintage Polaroid camera rental
  • 1 pack of instant film with 8 pictures worth 19 EUR
  • Envelope for your pictures
  • Vienna Postcard
  • Sightseeing booklet on Vienna
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide in English and German
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • During the cold months: Bring a warm jacket or coat, and if available a bag to keep the camera during the tour.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that this is a photo tour and the only historical information provided on this tour is what’s included in the complimentary printed sightseeing info booklet that you'll receive at the start of the tour.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice idea, but I was expecting more tips for the photography. The guide was nice, but that’s it, i had the feeling that we walk a lot, but not much more.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank opotoro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Julia was excellent guide pointing out unique sites and how we could shoot pictures. This was recommended by our daughter who did the tour in 2017. They provide a brochure about the sites you visit

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jim K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Nicola'company and explaining, I took beautiful pictures with her good help! Two hours around beautiful old buildings and gardens.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Leonilde D
Reviewed 25 July 2019

I grew up using these cameras so I loved being re-introduced to my first camera. My teenage girls got a kick out of using them too! Gilbert was fun, entertaining, and knowledgeable about both the cameras and Vienna. Not only did we learn a lot...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank shannonNV2019
ThomasPreyer, Owner at Instant Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2019

Hey Shannon, thanks so much for your review! We're super happy you and your girls had a fantastic time using the cameras and exploring Vienna! Hope to see you again, maybe in one of our other destinations! Thomas

Reviewed 27 March 2019

After our first trip to Europe, we think a tour (almost any kind of tour!) is mandatory in every new city visited. We opted for the Polaroid tour in Vienna because our daughter (studying abroad, but with us for Spring Break) was with us, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Robin L
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